Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon

ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING

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MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon

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Brand Asus MSI
Model
  • ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING
  • STRIX X370-I GAMING
Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON
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TDP 30 Watts 70 Watts
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Socket AM4 LGA1151
Form factor Mini ITX ATX
Chipset AMD X370 Intel Z170
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3600Mhz
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz
Audio Chipset - Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels - 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset - Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed - 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support No Yes
CrossFire Support No Yes
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 4
SATA Express Ports 0 1
M.2 Ports 2 1
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 64GB
Critic Reviews

"The best mini-ITX board for Ryzen, offering striking looks and decent overclocking, but the X370 chipset needlessly inflates the..."

"& conclusion So you trim down a motherboard to make it price competitive and then beef it up again with a nice skin and RGB LEDs. Heck that is actually is working for me :) The Carbon Gaming Pro Z170A has plenty of features for any given PC gamer with..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR4 2666MHz, 3333MHz, 3400MHz
  • +1 Ports M.2.

Reasons to pick the MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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